and I honestly don't know much about this crap so don't blow up on me because of my lack of knowledge,
I'm democrat, pretty much because I'm poor, every republican I've EVER met was a total *******, who was rich. Or wanted to be. They look down on us, which is pitiful,
The parties allowed on the ticket are the Republicans and Democrats. The Green Party is popular enough in Austin to keep them on the ballot by getting enough votes. I don't miss elections but have never voted for any Republican. I usually vote for the Democrat and for any...
God forbid (actually, thank God!) that President Obama dares to question any aspect of capitalism, i.e. demonizing Bain Captial....but this is THE question for Republicans...why is it perfectly fine for venture...
Below are the full remarks of President Barack Obama from the Democratic National Convention.
"Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to...
The Huffington Post
October 24, 2011
Talking to a Republican can be frustrating. Often it seems like they are speaking an entirely different language -- and, in many cases, they are!
For this reason, in the hopes of facilitating cross-party dialogue and...
I vote Democrat simply because it is the lesser of two evils. If you had to be more accurate, I'm more of a Socialist Democrat, or maybe even a Utopian Anarchist. While I'm not into oppressive totalitarian regimes, some people have even accused me of being a Communist. But the...
On my mother's side, I'm a second-generation American. Both her parents immigrated from Italy. My father's family seems to go back to the 1600s in the US, so I'm only half a second genner, if you will, but on both sides of the family, my forbears had to work (hard...
The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Sandra Fluke's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention (as prepared for delivery). Read the full text below:
Some of you may remember that earlier this year, Republicans shut me out of a hearing on...
Taking a brief respite from her otherwise drunken, brawling, trailer park lifestyle that she holds so dear in Alaska, the former half Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin decided recently to saunter forth and supply us yet again with a few more memorable quotes. We have seen...
Barrett: What Rudy Giuliani Knows About Love--
A Response to his "Doesn't Love America" Critique of Obama
New York Daily News
February 20, 2015
Rudy Giuliani knows a lot about love.
Ask Regina Peruggi, the second cousin he grew up with and married, who was "offended" when...
Kill Each Other
We are all familiar with the ongoing saga of Cliven Bundy. An elderly, pasty-faced white extremist, and a loathsome, unrepentant racist. And we are all familiar with the so-called “patriot” groups that have travelled to Bunkerville to share the limelight...
In what may have been the opening salvo in attempts to discredit Hillary Clinton in anticipation of a 2016 Presidential bid, John Bolton recently and loudly criticized her when she was unable to appear before the Senate, and testify relating to Benghazi. Never mind that these...
September 20, 2013
"The debate that's going on in Congress is not meeting the test of helping middle-class families,"
Obama said. "They're focused on trying to mess with me. They're not focused on you."
"A government shutdown is not abstract," he continued...
Johnson is one of my favorite U.S. presidents. This is primarily because of his “Great Society” domestic agenda, which brought us Medicare and Medicaid, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Voting Rights Act (1965), Head Start, Job Corps...
The Daily Beast
March 10, 2015
A day after releasing a letter that potentially threatened the Obama Administration's negotiations with Iran, some Republicans who signed on are realizing it was a bad call.
Behind the scenes, Republicans are wondering if sending an open...
April 24, 2013
A dangerous, devious, dishonest, ultra-conservative EPer posted the following story today in the
"I Think Barack Obama Is Dangerous For This Country" group
"How Do We Stop Mass Shootings In America?
Why is it that the people who steal guns, then go and kill...
October 17, 2012
Tonight our President was articulate and forceful -- in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate.
He stated his beliefs, he defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second...
comedian Sarah Palin. Amazingly, she comes somewhat close to being semi-coherent in this particular stand-up routine. Not only that, but she almost seems to have an understanding (of some sort) of the meaning of a commonly used Latin phrase, helpfully pointing out to the...
October 30, 2012
ROMNEY LIKENS HURRICANE RELIEF TO CLEANING UP RUBBISH AND PAPER PRODUCTS FROM A FOOTBALL FIELD... IS HE JOKING?
It's become a platitude to say that no one should be playing politics with
Hurricane Sandy, but that's silly.
December 16, 2014
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Sarah Palin, and Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-Ga) and other Republicans have all distinguished themselves in terms of the 2014 field of untruths.
Their exaggerations about Ebola constitute the "Lie of the Year...
Yes, I am a registered Democrat. But somehow I feel that politics in America has gotten too polarized!
It's gotten so bad that we can't even elect a president and we comment negatively about the opposite party endlessly. How can we ever come together and really make change...
If I say the word taxes you will have a coronary, so perhaps I will whisper...revenue.
Quit grabbing for your chest and listen to me for a second. Breathe.
Paying taxes is not evil. You can conjure images of colonists tossing crates into the harbor if you want...
BY CALLING HIM A SCUMBAG
Senator Lindsay Graham committed the ultimate act of disrespect to President Obama and to the presidency itself when he called White House officials scumbags who are lying about Benghazi.
On the Mike Gallagher Show, Sen. Lindsay...
RECIPIENTS TO WILD ANIMALS
The Huffington Post
A Republican Senate candidate equated food stamp recipients to wild animals in a Facebook post Monday.
The candidate, Dr. Annette Bosworth, is running in the Republican primary to succeed Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D., who...
Talking Points Memo, February 27, 2015
WASHINGTON --In a huge embarrassment for Republican leaders, the GOP House voted down their bill Friday to avert a Homeland Security shutdown hours before the deadline.
The House GOP plan was to pass a three-week stopgap bill...
I grew up in western KY. The state at that time was pretty much a Democrat state, but a lot of local offices were held by Republicans. Most people around us were Southern Baptists (as i was raised), Methodists, or Church of God members. My dad was a coal miner, he operated the...
(CBS News) In Pennsylvania, a judge held a hearing Wednesday on a challenge to the state law that requires voters to show a photo ID. The judge has until Tuesday to rule. We examine what's at stake.
Sixty-eight-year-old Doris Clark was turned down three times applying for...
PERJURY, ELECTION FRAUD
June 4, 2014
Senate hopeful Annette Bosworth seems to be having a rough go of it since South Dakota's primary on Tuesday night.
Bosworth turned herself into authorities Wednesday afternoon shortly after state Attorney General Marty...
Someone emailed this to me prior to the recent election. It's pretty funny...
Dear Red States:
We're ticked off at your neanderthal attitudes and politics and we've decided we're leaving:
"Legitimate rape" is almost reason enough!
We in New York intend to form our own...
Yeah. I read it. I also read the Fountainhead, long before it was newsworthy. I read it for Literature's sake, and because I was intrigued by the author, and because they were well-written (despite the long tedious stretches). I came away with the feeling that they were creepy...
March 17, 2015
President Barack Obama traced the origins of Islamic State militants back to the presidency of George W. Bush and the invasion of Iraq back in 2003, arguing that it's growth was an "unintended consequence" of the war.
In an interview with Vice...
It's time for Senators and Congresspersons to take a bite of a reality sandwich. Granted, it doesn't taste as good as prime rib, as it's just a couple of pieces of bread made up of leftover scraps, and probably smothered in salad dressing or mayo.
I digress. I challenge all...
May 16, 2014
Operation American Spring, billed as a Friday morning multi-million patriot march on Washington, D.C. to oust leadership from the nation's capital, - from President Obama to House Speaker John Boehner - has proven woefully below...
No wonder why the Conservatives are screaming their heads off about Socialism. Not to mention they don't even know the real definition!
Fox: the Socialist News Network
To watch Fox News on...
making a clear, coherent statement expressing her support for fast food workers in their campaign for a livable wage, followed by right-wing darling, Sarah Palin. I shudder to think that the second woman could have been a heartbeat away from the presidency.
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Below are the prepared remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention:
Thank you so much, Elaine … we are so grateful for your family’s service and sacrifice … and we will always have your back.
Over the past few...
Human Trafficking Bill
Dallas Morning News, March 17, 2015
WASHINGTON -- Efforts to quash a filibuster on Sen John Cornyn-authored bill to combat human trafficking failed Tuesday morning when Republicans couldn't muster the 60 votes needed.
Cornyn called the bill "one of...
A MESSAGE TO GEORGE BUSH AND RICHARD CHENEY FROM A DYING VETERAN
To: George W. Bush and Richard Cheney
From: Tomas Young
"I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans.
I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers...
PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause...
Talking Points Memo (TPM)
March 13, 2014
A substantial majority of Americans believe Obamacare should remain law, either exactly as it is or with small changes, according to a new poll.
Bloomberg News found that a combined 64 percent of Americans said...